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Flashcards in Culture Core Deck (11):
1

La Tomatina

-Spain
-Tomato fight
-Started in the '40s
-August (every year)
-Climb a pole and grab a ham to start

2

Dia de los Muertos

-Day of the Dead
-Mexico
-November 1 and 2
-Honor the dead
-Skulls and skeletons
-Supposed to be happy
-Celebrated in cemeteries

3

La Navidad

-Christmas
-December 25th
-Reyes magos- 3 wise men
-put their shoes out
-Christmas Eve- Noche Bueno (Good Night)

4

El Ano Nuevo

-The New Year
-December 31st
-midnight- eat 12 grapes (Spain)

5

Salsa

Cuba, partner

6

bachata

Dominican Republic, sensual partner dance

7

Flamenco

Spain, tapping shoes, finger things, solo performance

8

Merengue

Dominican Republican, partner, hips

9

Cha Cha Cha

Cuba, partner

10

Cinco de Mayo

-5th of May
-Battle of Puebla- against France
-Mexico
-Celebrate by eating and drinking
-Mexican pride

11

Semana Santa

-Holy week (week leading up to Easter)
-Dress up and throw parades
-carry floats